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Meissen Porcelain Figural Clock on Stand

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
173
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Figural Clock on Stand, Germany, late 19th century, polychrome enameled and gilded, the floral and foliate case with applied cherubs depicting the seasons, ht. 18 3/4; the triangular base with scrolled feet and applied flowers, lg. 15 3/4, ht. 4 5/8 in.; crossed swords marks.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Clock: one cherub missing part of thumb and with chips to wreath; one cherub missing scythe blade and with chip to toe and chips to wreath; scattered chips and losses to flowers and vinework.
Stand: scattered chips to flowers; back rim with a 4" chip/sliver and a 1 1/4" chip with pieces partially replaced.

Keywords

Germany, Hebrew Bible

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